Emeliana is the Vice President of Exploration at PETRONAS and has been responsible for PETRONAS global exploration business and geoscience function based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia since April 2016.
Emeliana started her career as a biostratigrapher more than 25 years ago and since then has held numerous technical, managerial and leadership roles in Upstream in Shell and PETRONAS in Malaysia, Asia Pacific, North Sea, Brazil, US and Latin America. Since June 2012 she has served as the Senior General Manager and Vice President of Exploration Malaysia at PETRONAS. Her experience covers the full spectrum of the exploration business, including appraisal & field development, as well as strategy, portfolio and business planning.
Emeliana is a Director of PETRONAS Gas Berhad and PETRONAS Management Training Sdn. Bhd. She is a member of the Geological Society of Malaysia, Society of Petroleum Engineers, American Association of Petroleum Geologist, the champion of PETRONAS Leading Women’s Network and advisory member of the Malaysia Women in Energy.
Emeliana holds a degree in geology from the University of South Carolina, USA. She is also a graduate of the Advanced Management Program from the Harvard Business School.